Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Further deep borehole in the community of Bözberg


Nagra will commence drilling in the Jura Ost siting region from 2020. The second borehole in the siting region will also be drilled in the community of Bözberg, as was the case for the first one.

Update on the deep borehole in Bülach


Since April 2019, Nagra has been drilling a deep borehole in the Herrenwis area. Now is an appropriate time to review what has happened so far and where we stand today.

Nagra starts a deep borehole in Trüllikon


Nagra started drilling a deep borehole in Trüllikon today. This is the second of a series of deep boreholes aimed at completing the overall picture of the underground.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

More information on the disposal of radioactive waste can be found on our blog:

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